Head of Vendor Management at Radinn, Malmö, Sweden

We are at the very heart of creating a brand new industry. Are you ready to questioning status quo, and go for what you believe in? Welcome to Make Waves with Radinn.

At Radinn we have created jetboards since 2013. We have now completely reinvented our own earlier innovation and launched the World’s first commercially available electric jetboard - a jetboard that is not only powerful but safe, intelligent and extremely fun. Our mission is to make jetboarding available to anyone who hungers for action watersports – and to keep striving for faster, more radical, and safer ways to catch that thrilling ’Radinn wave’. 


We are at the very heart of creating a brand new industry. Are you ready to questioning status quo, and go for what you believe in?  Welcome to Make Waves with Radinn.


We are looking for an enthusiastic, driven person who have proven expertise in vendor relationship, performance management, contract management and EMS (Electronic Management Services).

As Head of Vendor Management at Radinn, you manage vendor and EMS activities and maintain both new and existing vendor relationships. Its within your responsibility to identify suitable vendors, negotiate with vendors to secure the best prices for products and services, creating vendor standards, and finding the best available vendors. You ensure that the contractual framework has the appropriate controls and processes in place to reduce risk, improve vendor performance, and optimize contract value. You onboard and inform new vendors of their responsibilities.

This is a newly established role within Radinn. In today's fast-paced global economy, change is constant and innovation is critical to a company's survival. This role assists our company in making sound purchasing decisions and monitoring our vendors to ensure they are compliant with our company policies and guidelines.

Acting as a subject matter expert, the Head of Vendor Management will be responsible for proactively lead the completion of multiple complex activities and strategically guide Radinn and our vendors in the use of appropriate procedures, techniques, and tools to meet organizational goals and objectives.

This role reports to COO.


Other responsibilities:

  • Select and develop a sustaining long-standing relationships with company vendors globally
  • Select vendors and negotiate contracts based on who offer the best pricing and product quality and technique
  • Scout, select and build up a qualified second suppliers’ network globally
  • Perform as functional bridge amongst external vendors as well as internal stakeholders
  • Ensure to track, measure, report and evaluate vendor performance
  • Meeting with suitable vendors to assess their products, inquire about their services, negotiate pricing, and communicate any product or service-related concerns
  • Participate to formulate workflow processes, methods and policies for applying vendors
  • Support to explore expansion across new business lines


We believe you will bring: 

To be successful in this role, you should be detail-oriented and adept at negotiating vendor contracts. You should also be able to multitask effectively as well as demonstrate exceptional analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. You have a technical understanding and knowledge of components, manufacturing methods and different materials. Above this, we believe that you have a broad relevant legal competence and a strong methodology- and quality approach. This with an excellent reliability and accountability. Its in your daily work to solve problems, catch what is not working optimally and act on this with the willingness and ability to methodologically and repeatedly ensure that we use the right suppliers at any given time.


Furthermore, we believe you have: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • Extensive relevant experience within Vendor Management and EMS
  • Extensive experience in contract negotiation, incorporating even legal aspects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English and Swedish)
  • Experience working in a multicultural global environment

Why join us? Because this is a journey you cannot resist.

Radinn is a fast scaling startup that offers you unlimited possibilities. We are reaching for the stars and want to be surrounded by high performing individuals that are striving for the same. The Radinn team is thrilled and super driven. We love what we do! We know that our speed is our main power and that some things can’t wait until “later”. We are on a mission to change the way we explore and play in any body of water. We are ready to bring the dream of surfing to the people. 

Radinn provides the most exciting and reliable electric jetboards on the market today, or electric surfboards as many choose to call them. We offer three board models, each with its own characteristics. And together with market leading battery technology and mind-blowing water jets, you can configure your dream board just the way you want it.

We are P.U.R.E!  PURE is an acronym for our values, but also easily connected to the world we act and live in - water. Pure is the water we want to experience and the ride we want to face. Pure is the way we want to act in our company and to our partners and customers. Pure is a trick well performed. Pure is a new ride in an exciting water. Pure is our energy to bringing the best experience on a jetboard to our customers. Passionate! Unity! Radical! Entrepreneurial spirit!

Find out more at www.radinn.com


Next steps:

The position is based in Malmö at the Radinn HQ. Some limited travel may be required.

Please submit your application no later than Sept 19th 2021. For more information and questions please contact Padraic Demspey,CCO, padraic.dempsey@radinn.com or Sofi Bernflo, CHRO at Sofi.bernflo@radinn.com or mobile 0708-288129.



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